Worcester Health to Hold Community Gardens Interest Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Snow Hill, MD – Nutrition starts from the ground up, and what better way to build healthy habits than participate in a community garden? The Worcester County Health Department is encouraging local residents to participate in an open interest meeting about community gardens in our area. If you are a gardener or are interested in learning about or working on a community garden in Worcester, please attend the free event at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20 at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill.
 
“This is an opportunity to be a part of a grassroots movement to improve the health of our community and turn our ideas into action," said Kat Gunby, MPH, director of prevention at Worcester County Health Department. "The health department has listened to the need for fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the neighborhoods for neighborhoods. We are here to support this effort and bring together all who want this vision to be a reality.”
 
Worcester Health is inviting residents to partner with the department in this effort and to bring any ideas or experience that they have with community gardens to the planning session. The goal is to support and encourage individuals to become active in creating and sustaining community gardens in our area. This is a chance to see the fruits (and vegetables) of your labors promote healthy habits. 
 
For more information, contact Worcester Health’s Prevention Program at 410-632-0056. Space is limited; registration is encouraged. This is a free event open to all Worcester County residents.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 11:48
 
 

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Snow Hill, MD – Nutrition starts from the ground up, and what better way to build healthy habits than participate in a community garden? The Worcester County Health Department is encouraging local residents to participate in an open interest meeting about community gardens in our area. If you are a gardener or are interested in learning about or working on a community garden in Worcester, please attend the free event at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20 at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill.
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